Olivia Munn Cast As X-Men’s Psylocke

“Magic Mike,” “The Newsroom” and “Mortdecai” actress Olivia Munn has joined the cast of Bryan Singer’s “X-Men: Apocalypse”. Munn has signed on to play Betsy Braddock, a.k.a. Psylocke.

In the comics, Psylocke is a precognitive with telepathic powers, the ability to project her astral self, and the ability to project directed psionic energy.

Director Bryan Singer posted the news on Instagram minutes ago, check out the posting below. Shooting on ‘Apocalypse’ begins shortly in Montreal ahead of a May 2016 release.

Excited to welcome @oliviamunn as Betsy Braddock! #Psylocke #XmenApocalypse #XMEN

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